Fidessa voted FCMs' ISV of the Year at FOW Awards

London, 10th December 2012 – Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) has announced that it has been named Futures Commission Merchants' (FCMs) Independent Software Vendor of the Year at the Futures and Options World magazine awards. This prestigious award is testament to Fidessa's market-leading capabilities to deliver the best derivatives trading solutions to FCMs operating in today’s challenging and rapidly changing markets.

Fidessa's powerful trading and risk management platform delivers sophisticated, integrated front and middle office workflow capabilities across multiple asset classes and provides global market data and connections to all the major cash and derivatives markets worldwide.

Simon Barnby, Group Marketing Director at Fidessa, said: "The derivatives industry is undergoing significant change as a result of both new regulations and technological innovation. We have invested significantly in our platform to enable firms to gain real competitive advantage across asset class by harnessing the regulatory momentum and deploying the most robust workflow technology infrastructure. This award reaffirms the industry's support for this approach and we're gratified to have been recognised in this way by the derivatives trading community."

Fidessa's platform supports the trading operations of some of the world's leading firms, covering futures, options, cash equities and CFDs. The past year or so has seen a number of significant new global client signings, including Citi, Newedge and Nomura. New data centres in Chicago, Sydney and Mumbai have further underpinned Fidessa’s global futures and options offering.

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